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Installing a Glass Tile Backsplash in a Kitchen

Installing a new glass-tile kitchen backsplash is a great DIY project that brings contemporary class to any kitchen remodel.

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Materials

  • glass tiles
  • thinset
  • unsanded grout
  • polyurethane
  • speed square

Tools

  • 1/8" tile spacers
  • safety glasses
  • tape measure
  • level
  • wet saw
  • bucket
  • sponge
  • 3/16" square-notched trowel
  • float
  • Rubi cutter
  • grinding stone

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Projects

Resources

  • 3x3 glass tiles (model: IG21/brand name: Cross-colors mosaic trims); 1x6 liner bars (model: IG24/colors: Blue Topaz and Amathyst/brand name: Cross-colors mosaic trims) from Crossville Ceramics/Crossville Porcelain Stone